February 12, 2020
HBCU Cybersecurity Workforce Summit
South Carolina State University Auditorium
Orangeburg, South Carolina
South Carolina State University and Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc.
With the Support Of
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
The purpose of the summit is to explore the need for Government/Industry/Academic collaborative Cybersecurity degree apprenticeships at Cybersecurity Consortium Enabling Cybersecurity Opportunities and Research (CECOR) HBCU members.
Attendees will benefit from the takeaways as follows:
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Wednesday February 12, 2020
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Breakfast and networking
Welcome and Introduction
James E. Clark, President, South Carolina State University
Earl Bowers, CEO, Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc.
Panel 1: NTIA’s Minority Broadband Initiative: HBCU Cybersecurity Policy and Programs
Karl Cureton, National Minority Technology Council
Dr. Michel Kornegay, Morgan State
Dr. Kevin Kornegay, Morgan State
Moderated by Dr. Francine Alkisswani (NTIA)
Johnathan Holifield, White House Initiative for Excellence in HBCU
Demand for IT & Cybersecurity jobs in South Carolina and neighboring states
Will Markow, Cyberseek.Org
Break 10:30 – 10:45
Consortium Enabling Cybersecurity Opportunities and Research (CECOR)
Dr. Dave Rude, NNSA (Invited)
David Canty, NNSA
Dr. Aurelia Williams, Norfolk State University
National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework
Girish Seshagiri, Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc.
Panel 2: IT and Cybersecurity Youth Apprenticeship Expansion – DoL Contractors
Dr. Diana Elliott, Urban Institute
Mark Ouellette, ICF
Moderated by Angela McDaniel, DoL OA
Lunch 12:05 – 1:15
Return on Investment Degree apprenticeships
Dr. Mary Alice McCarthy, New America
Panel 3: Cybersecurity Workforce Development - Employer Needs
Heather Ricciuto, IBM
William Littleton, NIWC Atlantic
Moderated by Girish Seshagiri, Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc.
Industrial Base Cybersecurity Initiative (IBCI) vision and strategy for workforce development
Dennis Miller (Y-12 National Security Complex)
Break 2:35 – 2:50
Workshop – Next Steps, Goals, Action Plan, Milestones
HBCU Cybersecurity Workforce Summit Wrap-up
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